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Hope for all

This is the last paragraph of an interview between Medscape and Dr Cohen, an MS expert. The words are those of Dr Cohen. It is a good
read for starting the new year.

It is the second story at the following website: http://www.msnewschannel.com


"Finally, we have great hopes now for reparative therapies, such as therapies using stem cells or other
technologies, which would allow us to repair long-standing damage ...
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Video

A late Christmas present for Harry Z and Lyon. Unlike the other videos you watch, the people in this one keep their clothes on. I can see the two of you now holding hands and drinking beer while playing these clips again and again. At least it will keep the two of you off this site for a few hours. I have received a number of complaints from users with MS asking why some sad ...
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Kids with MS

Two articles about kids with MS. As grim as this is, the positive is that it might be easier to identify triggers for the disease in children. The programme for the UK MS Society's research conference in June 2007 is attached and includes a presentation by Associate Professor Brenda Banwell from Toronto on "Environmental and Immunological aspects of paediatric MS - a window into the earliest events in MS pathogenesis".

http://www.mssociety.org.uk/document.rm?id=2009 ...
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ABC Primetime-Medical Mysteries show

ABC Primetime-Medical Mysteries will air an episode about the possible MS/Lyme connection on Jan 10th at 10p.m. EST.

This was posted on CPn Help by a man who has been treated for his MS very successfully with antibiotics and who happens to share doctors with my husband.

Could be interesting viewing.
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wikipirates

hey someone is cleaning up after me on wikipedia. and by cleaning up i mean completely deleting. particularly where i point out things like: that such and such company's trial pharmaceutical product is actually just something that raises serum uric acid which you can do by eating certain foods. howdya like them apples.
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T cell research

T For Two: Scientists Show How Immune System Chooses Best Way To Fight Infection 27 December 2006

A new study has suggested a novel way of combating diseases related to the immune system, including cancer and autoimmune diseases such as type I diabetes and arthritis. The study, funded by the Wellcome Trust, appears online in the journal Nature.

T cells are produced by the body to fight infection. Scientists previously identified two types of ...
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Yearly follow-up exam

Hello,

I have a question that has probably already been answered somewhere on this website. I recently went to the doctor for a yearly follow-up exam and MRI that did not turn out as well as I would have hoped. I can't stop thinking about it. I am currently taking one of the approved crab drugs. My question is how can a study be done stating that any drug can delay progression of RRMS when ...
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Esperanza Peptide

Does anyone have any input on the science behind this?

http://www.esperanzapeptide.net/home.php
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Encephalomyelitis vaccines

Admittedly I don't completely understand this article but I was originally dxed 2 years ago with Accute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis so it caught my eye.

Research from Cytos Biotechnology AG broadens understanding of encephalomyelitis vaccines
December 23rd, 2006

(NewsRx.com) -- Scientists discuss in "Vaccination against IL-17 suppresses autoimmune arthritis and encephalomyelitis" new findings in encephalomyelitis. "Interleukin 17 is a T cell-derived cytokine that induces the release of pro-inflammatory mediators in a wide range of cell types. ...
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MS, Depression & Me

Depression, MS & Me



My psychologist recently told me I need to redefine myself internally. I am trying unsuccessfully to do that. I felt the need to put something on paper regarding my current state of mind. Here goes:


Multiple Sclerosis – Since my diagnosis in 2001 at the age of 31 I have been progressively getting worse with multiple symptoms that affect my balance, strength, coordination, vision and hearing. At first they were mild ...
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